Race for Rep. Marsico’s seat heats up (Updated)

Update – Janice Creason informed Linglestown Gazette on Feb. 11 that she doesn’t to drop out of the race to focus on her duties as Dauphin County treasurer.

PennLive reports that Adam Klein of West Hanover Township has tossed his hat into the race to succeed retiring state Rep. Ron Marsico. CLICK HERE  to read the article.

Klein is an attorney and former chairman of the West Hanover Township board of supervisors.

As things stand now, he would face Dauphin County Treasurer Janice Creason for the Republican nomination in the May 15 primary election. Creason is a Lower Paxton Township resident.

According to sources, the Dauphin County Republicans recently met and decided not to endorse a candidate in this race.

Meanwhile, the only Democrat to formally enter the race is Eric Epstein of Lower Paxton. He is a government activist and a member of the Central Dauphin School Board.

The first day for candidates to circulate and file nomination petitions is February 13.

The last day for citizens to register to vote in the May 15 primary is April 16. CLICK HERE to register to have a say in this and other races, including who will be governor.

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